PRESSED NEWS TERMS OF USE

Thank you for visiting the Pressed News (“Pressed”, “we”, “us”) website, a platform which generates succinct daily reports of five (5) newsworthy stories. This document sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to our use of the Site (as defined below).  By using or accessing the site and/or the Services (as defined below), whether manually or by automated means, you agree to these Terms (as defined below).  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Terms of Use and Agreement

Please read the following terms of use (“Terms”) carefully before using the Site and the web pages available at https://pressednews.com are operated by Pressed. The web page https://pressednews.com and all linked pages together form the “Site”.  These Terms apply to any use of the Site and/or Services.

The Site provides an interactive online service operated on the World Wide Web of the Internet (the “Web”), offering access to multimedia content through the Site (“Content”).

By accessing the Site, viewing Content, using any of the Services or using any Site applications (including mobile and desktop applications), you agree to be bound by these Terms, which, together, govern the relationship between you and Pressed in relation to the Site and Services (“Agreement”). These Terms affect your legal rights and obligations. If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use the Site.

Services” include, but are not limited to, any service or product we make available to or perform for you through the Site.  

Changes to this Agreement

We may revise these Terms from time to time and the most current version will always be posted to our website. If a revision is, in our sole discretion, material, we will notify you at the e-mail address you have most recently provided to us. By continuing to access or use the Site and Services, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms. If you do not agree to the revised Terms, please stop using the Site and/or Services.

General Use and Site License

The Site and Services are intended for use only by those individuals who are at least years of age. If you are not 13 years of age or older, you are not authorized to use the Site and Services without the permission and supervision of your parent or legal guardian. If you are under the age of 13, you warrant that you have the express permission of your parent or legal guardian to use the Site and the Services. If you are a parent or legal guardian and have authorized a minor to use the Site and Services, you agree that you are responsible for the online conduct of the minor, and for the consequences of any misuse of the Site and/or Services by the minor.

If you are a business, government, or non-profit entity, the person whose e-mail address is associated with the account at the time of registration must have the authority to bind you to this Agreement.

Rules for Purchases

With respect to any purchase made on or through the Site and/or Services, you agree that: (i) you will not use an invalid or unauthorized credit or debit card or other payment method; (ii) you are solely responsible for identifying and selecting the product you wish to purchase; (iii) your payment will be charged to the credit or debit card or other payment method you use.

Pressed reserves the right to reject, in its full discretion, any and all orders or purchases made on the Site.

You understand you will be responsible for paying all fees and applicable taxes associated with using the Services. You will be responsible for paying any duty, taxes, or brokerage fees applicable to the purchases that you make using the Services (“Taxes”).

Changes to Pricing Policy; Services

Pressed reserves the right to change its pricing policy and structures at any time and from time to time; such changes are effective when Pressed posts the same to the Site. Pressed may, in its sole discretion, change some or all of Services at any time. In the event Pressed introduces a new product or service, the pricing for that product or service is effective at the launch of the product or service. Unless otherwise stated, all fees are quoted in CDN Dollars.

Accurate Information; Registration and Passwords; URLs

In consideration of your use of the Site and Services, you agree to: (a) provide accurate information as prompted on the Site or through the Services; and (b) maintain and update such information to keep it accurate. If you provide any information that is inaccurate, or Pressed has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is inaccurate, Pressed may suspend or terminate your use of the Services and/or the Site and/or decline to permit your continued use of the Site and/or the Services and future access to the Site and/or the Services.

To access certain parts of the Site or Services, you may be required to open an online account with Pressed, in which case you will have to create a username and password and to provide registration information, including some or all of the following: a valid e-mail address, name, phone number and address.

You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trade mark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than you without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your credentials and are solely responsible for all activities (whether by you or by others) that occur under your credentials. You must notify Pressed immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. Pressed assumes no liability for any loss or damage arising from any unauthorized use of your credentials by a third party.

You must immediately notify Pressed upon becoming aware of any unauthorized access or any other security breach to the Site or the Services and do everything possible to mitigate the unauthorized access or security breach (including preserving any evidence and notifying appropriate authorities). You are solely responsible for securing your password. Pressed will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from unauthorized access of your account resulting from the failure to secure your credentials.

Prohibited Uses

As a condition to using the Site and/or Services, you promise not to use the Site and/or Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, or any other purpose not reasonably foreseen to have been intended by Pressed. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree not to use the Site and/or Services:

  1. in any way that breaches applicable privacy legislation, including, but not limited to the Ontario Personal Health Information Protection Act and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act;
  2. in any way that is false, inaccurate or misleading;
  3. in any way that is fraudulent or otherwise involves the sale of illegal or stolen goods;
  4. to collect and use product listings, descriptions or images;
  5. to abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate or intimidate any person;
  6. to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any Site content (“Content”) that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, offensive, profane, violent or that infringes any copyright or other right of any person;
  7. for any purpose (including posting or viewing content) that is not permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction in which you use the Services;
  8. to post or transmit, or cause to be posted or transmitted, any communication or solicitation designed or intended to obtain password, account, or private information from any user of the Site or Services;
  9. to reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble the site, or to convert into human readable form any of the contents of this site not intended to be so read, including but not limited to using or directly viewing the underlying code for the site except as interpreted and displayed in a web browser;
  10. to create or transmit unwanted ‘spam’ to any person or any URL;
  11. to violate or attempt to violate the security of the Site and/or Services;
  12. with the exception of accessing RSS feeds, you will not use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site for any purpose without our express written permission. Additionally, you agree that you will not: (i) take any action that imposes or might impose in our sole discretion an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any activities conducted on the Site; or (iii) bypass any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Site;
  13. to promote or sell Content unless specifically authorized in writing by Pressed to do so;
  14. to advertise or perform any commercial, religious, political or non-commercial solicitation, including, but not limited to, the solicitation of users of this Site to become users of other on- or offline services directly or indirectly competitive or potentially competitive with Pressed;
  15. to interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site and/or Services;
  16. to sell or otherwise transfer your account;
  17. to attempt to restrict another user from using or enjoying the Site and/or Services or to encourage or facilitate violations of these Terms or the Privacy Policy;
  18. to interfere in any way with the business of any other user of the Site; or
  19. in any other way that violates these Terms.

Pressed shall have the right, but no obligation, to monitor the content and your activities on the Site and/or Services to determine compliance with these Terms and any other operating rules we establish.

We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information we believe necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part that in Pressed’s sole discretion is inappropriate, objectionable or in violation of these Terms.

Any user who feels that Content is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately. We have the ability to remove objectionable Content and we will make every effort to do so, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, so please realize that we may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately.

Pressed neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement on the Site and/or Services, whether it is provided by Pressed, our employees, or a third party. Under no circumstances will Pressed be liable for any loss or damage of any kind caused by reliance on information obtained through the Site or Services. Neither Pressed nor any third party content provider shall assume or have any liability for any action or inaction by Pressed or any third party content provider with respect to any conduct, communication or posting on the Site and/or Services.

Termination

Pressed may terminate or suspend any and all Services and/or your user account immediately, without prior notice or liability, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. Upon termination of your account, your license will be revoked and your right to use the Site and/or Services will immediately cease. If you wish to terminate your Pressed account, you may simply discontinue using the Site and/or Services. All provisions of these Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, intellectual property ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

For greater certainty, any obligation on your part to pay a fee to Pressed pursuant to these Terms or any other agreement between you and Pressed shall survive termination or suspension, whether by you or Pressed. Any fee so payable will remain payable and your failure to pay such fee within a reasonable time shall be deemed to constitute a breach of your agreement with Pressed and may result in legal action. Furthermore, your failure to pay any such fee shall be a ground for termination of your account.

Links

The Site and/or Services may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other websites or resources. Because Pressed has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Pressed is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Pressed shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content or goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

Privacy Policy

Registration data and other information we collect from you is subject to applicable privacy legislation. You understand that through your use of the Services you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of this information, as permitted by privacy legislation and in order to provide the Site and Services to you.

Intellectual Property Rights

Unless you are advised otherwise, everything you see or read on the Site and/or Services is subject to copyright, trade mark or other forms of legal protection owned by or licensed by third parties to Pressed. Content may not be used except as provided in these Terms or in the text of the Site and/or Services without the written permission of Pressed.

Images displayed on the Site and/or Services are either the property of, or used with permission by, Pressed. Use of these images by you, or anyone authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms or specific permission provided elsewhere on the Site. Any unauthorized use of such images or other Content may violate the law.

The trade-marks and logos (collectively the “Trade-marks”) displayed on the Site and/or Services are registered and unregistered Trade-marks. Nothing contained in the Site and/or Services gives you permission to use these Trade-marks, and your use of the Trade-marks is strictly prohibited. Pressed reserves the right to enforce its intellectual property rights where applicable.

Intellectual Property Complaints

Pressed will use reasonable efforts to investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate action under applicable intellectual property law and these Terms where it believes an infringement has taken place, including removing or disabling access to the Content claimed to be infringing and/or terminating user accounts and access to the Site or Services.

Please note that you may be held accountable for damages (including costs and legal fees) for misrepresenting that any Content is infringing your copyright.

Release and Indemnity

You will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Pressed against any actual or threatened third party Claim arising out of or based upon any breach of these terms of use, and indemnify Pressed from all damages, costs, and attorneys’ fees finally awarded in any such Claim or all amounts that you agree to pay to any third party to settle any such Claim. Your obligation under this section is contingent on:(a) Pressed giving you prompt written notice of the Claim; (b) Pressed granting you full and complete control over the defense and settlement of the Claim; (c) Pressed providing assistance in connection with the defense and settlement of the Claim as you may reasonably request; and (d) Pressed’s compliance with any settlement or court order made in connection with the Claim, provided that you may not agree to any settlement that imposes any obligation on Pressed without Pressed’s consent. Pressed will not defend or settle any Claim eligible for indemnification under this section without your prior written consent.

You hereby expressly and irrevocably release and forever discharge Pressed, its affiliated and associated companies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, independent and dependent contractors, licensees, successors and assigns of and from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, proceedings, liability, debts, judgments, claims and demands whatsoever in law or equity which you ever had, now have, or hereafter can, shall or may have, for or by reason of, or arising directly or indirectly out of your use of the Site and the Services.

In no event shall Pressed be liable under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence or other legal theory with respect to the Site, the Services or any Content (i) for any lost profits or special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever, (ii) to provide substitute goods or services (however arising), or (iii) for any direct damages in excess of (in the aggregate) the amounts paid to Pressed by the entity claiming liability as against Pressed within the year immediately preceding the date on which such liability is alleged to have arisen.

Disclaimer of Warranties

EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED HEREIN WITH RESPECT TO CERTAIN PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES OFFERED BY PRESSED ON THE SITE, THIS SITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY ASSOCIATED SERVICES OR PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED BY PRESSED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. PRESSED MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE, TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE, OR TO THE FUNCTIONALITY OF ANY SERVICES OR PRODUCTS ASSOCIATED THEREWITH. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, PRESSED DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OF WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, OF SUITABILITY, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF CONTENT, OR OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, AS WELL AS WARRANTIES ARISING THROUGH COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OR TRADE. FURTHER, PRESSED MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THIS SITE AND/OR ITS CONTENTS ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE. PRESSED IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO PRICING, TEXT, PHOTOGRAPHY OR ANY OTHER CONTENTS ON THIS SITE.

BY USING SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS ASSOCIATED THEREWITH, INCLUDING YOUR USE OF ANY AND ALL ASSOCIATED CONTENT, DATA OR SOFTWARE DISTRIBUTED BY, DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED FROM OR THROUGH THIS SITE, AND ANY ASSOCIATED SERVICES IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. PRESSED DOES NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THAT ITS SITE OR SERVERS OR E-MAILS SENT BY OR ON BEHALF OF PRESSED ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. FURTHER, PRESSED DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED AND ERROR-FREE OPERATION OF ITS SITE, NOR THAT ALL COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN YOU AND PRESSED, OR BETWEEN YOU AND ANY OTHER USER OF THE SITE, WILL BE SECURE FROM ACCESS OR INTERFERENCE BY THIRD PARTIES.

The Security of the Site

Pressed maintains reasonable safeguards and personnel policies that are designed to guard the Site, the Services, our systems and our sellers’, customers’, business partners’ and others’ information. For example, for the security of your online visit to the Site, Pressed may make use of firewall barriers, encryption techniques and/or authentication procedures. 

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure. As a result, while Pressed strives to protect your information, it cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Content you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. In the event of a breach of the confidentiality or security of your personal information, Pressed will notify you as necessary so you can take appropriate protective steps. Unless you indicate otherwise, we may notify you under such circumstances using the email address you provided to us when you registered with the Site. 

Electronic Communications

When you visit the Site, use the Services or send emails to Pressed, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from Pressed electronically. Pressed may communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that Pressed provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. 

Site is for Use in Canada

These Terms of use are governed by Canadian law. By visiting the Site or using the Services, you agree to comply with all federal and provincial Canadian laws governing the Site, the Services, online conduct and acceptable Content and User Generated Content. You further agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of data exported from Canada or the country in which you reside.

Conflict with Other Agreements

These Terms are in addition to, and do not nullify, any other agreement between you and Pressed or any other applicable terms and conditions found on the Site. In the case of any direct conflict between these Terms and any other agreement between you and Pressed, the provisions of such other agreement shall prevail but only to the extent applicable to the conflicting provisions. You agree to comply with all rules or restrictions that are posted on the Site.

Void where Prohibited by Law

Pressed administers and operates the https://pressednews.com site from its location in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Although the Site is accessible worldwide, not all features, products or services discussed, referenced, provided or offered through or on the Site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside Canada. Pressed reserves the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, product or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the Site is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the Site from outside Canada, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.

Miscellaneous

No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of the Terms and you have no authority of any kind to bind Pressed in any respect whatsoever. The failure of any party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. Pressed shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder, where such failure results from any cause beyond Pressed’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including “line-noise” interference). Pressed may transfer, assign or delegate the Terms and its rights and obligations without consent.

Survival

Any of these Terms which by its nature should survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability, shall survive termination and continue in full force and effect except to the extent expressly set out in these Terms.

Severability

The invalidity or unenforceability of any of these Terms shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other of these Terms and any such invalid or unenforceable term shall be deemed to be severable.

Governing Law and Language

These Terms are made under and governed by and are to be construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable in the Province of Ontario.

Feedback/Notices

All notices or other correspondence to Pressed under this Agreement must be sent to the following electronic mail address for such purpose:

[email protected]